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ADSL Configuration

Step 1

  • Open your preferred web browser, e.g., Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, etc.
  • Enter the following number into the address bar:
    • (this is known as an IP Address)


Entering the IP address to access the modem

Step 2

  • The Billion configuration page will open. You will be prompted for a username and password.
    • Username: admin
    • Password: admin
  • Click the OK or Login button at the bottom of the page.


Entering the Billion access details

Step 3

  • The Billion status page will be displayed. This will show details including the model of your modem, and the current firmware version (the software that runs the modem).
  • Click the WAN link in the menu to the left of the screen.

The Billion status page

Step 4

  • Ensure the WAN settings ares as follows:
    • The preferred Protocol setting is PPPoE, however, if you are playing games or using applications that benefit from lower latency, you may gain a marginal improvement in ping times using the PPPoA protocol.
    • Ensure the VPI setting is 0.
    • Ensure the VCI setting is 35.
    • Ensure the IP Address remains set to Your modem will be assigned an IP address automatically when it logs in: even if you have a static IP address.
    • Set Obtain DNS Automatically to Enable.
      NOTE: Alternatively, you may enter the Internode DNS settings: and192.231.203.3
    • Enter your Internode Username in the format username@Speed.sahara.net.sa  It is important that your username includes @Speed.sahara.net.sa or you will be unable to connect.
    • Enter your Internode Password.
  • Click Apply when you have made your changes.


Step 5

  • Once settings have been applied, click Save Config at the bottom right of the page.
  • The modem will ask you to confirm that you wish to save your configuration. Click Apply to save the settings.


Saving the Billion configuration

Step 6

  • Saving the configuration can take up to 20 seconds. Once the configuration has been saved, another box may pop-up confirming that Save Config to FLASH Successful.
  • Click OK. The modem will return to either the 'Save Settings' page, or the 'Status' page.


Confirmation of saved settings

Step 7

  • Restart your router by either switching the router power off for 1 minute or selecting'restart with current settings' on the bottom right of the page. (This will preserve your settings.)

Your Billion router should have now connected to the Internet. If you get a message advising that the connection has failed, repeat the above steps, ensuring the settings are all correct.


Author: Sahara Net.





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